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Home Economics -- Health & Family Well-Being



Holiday Diabetes Resource

2013 Managing Diabetes during the Holidays


Food & Nutrition

Ongoing Classes

  • Kitchen Creation Diabetes Cooking School: a cooking school for people with diabetes and their families. A healthy diet and appropriate food choices are considered one of the cornerstones of diabetes management. To enroll, you must have pre-diabetes or diabetes, or cook for someone who has diabetes. It is jointly supported by the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and the New Mexico State University (NMSU) Cooperative Extension Service. See Upcoming Events & Registrations on this page for schedule and registration info.

Classes avaliable if there is enough interest

...or contact Cindy Davies to discuss!

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Games for Kids!

Upcoming Events & Registrations

 Bernalillo County Calendar of Events


In the News

  • NMSU Extension Home Economists Promote Healthier New Mexico Cuisine. See video.
  • NMSU Extension Helps Find Tasty Alternatives for Gluten-free Diets. See video.

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Food Safety & Disaster Preparedness

Classes Upon Request

  • Preparing You and Your Household for Emergencies

...or contact Cindy Davies to discuss!

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Games for Kids!

  • Ninja Kitchen: teaches principles of food safety. Award winner!
  • Science Pirates: builds better understanding of science processes and food safety.

Ongoing Classes

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Child & Family

Classes Upon Request

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Consumer Education & Family Finance

Classes available if there is enough interest

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  • Small Steps to Health & Wealth: consumers will be motivated to implement behavior change strategies that simultaneously improve their health and personal finances.

  • Investing in Your Future: for beginning investors.

  • Financial Security Later in Life: participants evaluate their legal status related to later life issues, develop a personal action plan, and take important steps to safeguard their families(TM) financial future.

  • Home of My Own -- Mi Propia Casa: potential homeowners gain the most up-to-date information on the home-buying process.

  • Dollar Decision$: a short budgeting lesson plan, with Spanish version of manual and DVD available.

  • Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?: death is a such an unpleasant topic that many would like to avoid thinking -- let alone "planning" -- for it. Inadequate inheritance planning may lead to family conflict. This curriculum provides a guidelines on transferring personal property.

  • America Saves: one focus: how to start, increase and maintain savings.

  • High School Financial Planning Program: a free financial education program geared for high school students by National Endowment for Financial Education. Designed for a total course package with teacher's manual, student workbook, interactive website game available.

National eXtension provides online courses and a platform for the public to ask questions:

  • Financial Success: Recovery after Bankruptcy
  • Investing for Farm Families
  • Love Your Money
  • Planeando un retiro seguro
  • Take the Road to Financial Security in Later Life
  • Future Millionaires Youth
  • Future 4-H Millionaires Club
  • Getting Motivated for Estate Planning
  • Who will Get Grandpa's farm
  • Getting Ready for Estate Planning
  • Military Families Learning Network Personal Finance

Clothing & Textiles

Classes avaliable if there is enough interest

  • Sewing Basics

... or contact Cindy Davies to discuss!

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NMSU Publications:

  • Clothing
  • Clothing Construction
  • Personal Appearance
  • Selection
  • Apparel Textiles and Care

Extension Associations

Extension Association of New Mexico

Bernalillo County Extension Association


Contact Us

Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service
1510 Menaul Blvd., NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-243-1386
Fax: 505-243-1545
Email: bernalil@nmsu.edu
URL: http://bernalilloextension.nmsu.edu